St Vincent's is committed to ensuring that all patients and their families have the best available services to meet their clinical, emotional and spiritual needs. The St Vincent's Campus Cancer Plan provides an outline of the strategic direction for St Vincent's Cancer Services for the next five years, to further improve cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
The Cancer Services team are a multi-disciplinary team of specialists who are experts in treating and supporting patients with cancer.
Our team includes:
- Cancer Care Coordinators
- Radiation Therapists
- Pathologists; Radiologists
- Supportive and Palliative Care Doctors
- Social Workers
- Clinical Psychologists
Our team treats a wide range of cancers and people in a variety of situations including:
- Curative treatments that aim to eliminate cancer permanently
- Preventive treatments to reduce the chance of cancer returning
- Symptomatic treatments to keep you feeling as well as possible
- Genetic counselling and gene testing
Through continuous research, education and training, St Vincent's is at the forefront of the delivery of cancer care. Our multi-disciplinary teams extend across the following cancer services:
Blood Disorders and Transplant Services
Cancer Genetics Service
Dysplasia and Anal Cancer Services
Head and Neck Cancer Service
Treatment delivery at The Kinghorn Cancer Centre
The Kinghorn Cancer Centre provides a welcoming environment where patients can receive their cancer care and associated support in a 'non-hospital' atmosphere. As well as our state-of-the-art facilities, patients have access to our Wellness Centre which supports our commitment to providing a holistic approach to treatment and ensuring that patients and carers are well supported throughout their treatment plan and beyond.
To refer a patient to The Kinghorn Cancer Centre, please click here.
General enquiries: 02 9355 5738 or 02 9355 5671 (8 am - 5 pm)
Appointments: 02 9355 5674
Facsimile: 02 9355 5602
After hours contact Medical Oncologist On-call: 02 8382 1111
GP Cancer support line: 1800 GPLINE (1800 475 463) Mon-Fri 8am-6pm (inc pub hols)
Early Breast Cancer Support Group
St Vincent’s Hospital and the Kinghorn Cancer Centre is offering an information and support group for women with early breast cancer.
The meetings are held on the last Tuesday of the month and include a guest speaker on a topic chosen by women with breast cancer followed by a general discussion. It is an opportunity to meet other women in a similar situation and to share information and experiences..
For further information please contact: Rosemary Arias, Social Worker 8382 4275 or Rosemary.Arias@svha.org.au; or Christiane Kersch, Social Worker 9355 5622 or Christiane.Kersch@svha.org.au
GPCanShare: Improving Cancer Care for All
GPCanShare aims to facilitate the seamless transfer of information between the acute and primary care settings in the Central and Eastern Sydney region. Clinical Nurse Consultants based at The Kinghorn Cancer Centre provide tailored support to GPs caring for patients with cancer in the community.
For further information, please contact:
Mary Hayes | Medical Oncology Primary Care Clinical Nurse Consultant
M: 0407 062 048
St Vincent's Hospital Sydney Telehealth Cancer Services
St Vincent’s Hospital Cancer Services has always seen and treated patients from rural and regional NSW.
To help these patients and their families we have introduced Telehealth consultations. As this video demonstrates, Telehealth consultations will reduce the number of trips required to the St Vincent’s campus saving time, money and reducing stress.
This video consultation service is for people who have a scheduled appointment with the St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney Telehealth Cancer Services. Appointments for this service must be arranged in advanced, if you have booked a telehealth video-consultation, simply click the start video call button 5 minutes before your booked appointment time.
Start Video call
These video calls work using the Google Chrome web browser.
No special software or plugins need to be installed.
Google Chrome can be downloaded at: www.google.com/chrome.
This service is provided by Healthdirect Australia and St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney. If you have any enquiries please contact the person who made the booking for you.